This book focuses on the impact of nutritional disorders on the nervous system. Nutritional disorders are caused due to poverty, famine, infestations, ignorance in the developing world and due to food faddism, isolation, depression, addictions, and comorbidities in the developed countries. This book has chapters on various disorders covering basic knowledge, their clinical manifestations, basis and etiology, laboratory diagnosis, method of treatment and prognosis. It provides the guidelines to students and clinicians for dealing with such disorders which are easily preventable and amenable to treatment whose early diagnosis and management can avert morbidity and mortality.
- Deals with the unexplored topic of the neurological impact of nutritional disorders
- Will be essential for neurologists, general physicians, and pediatricians
- Includes key illustrated examples from authors' clinical practice.
Table of Contents
Ch 1 Role of nutrition in the growth and development of nervous system.
Ch 2 Protein energy malnutrition
Ch 3 Thiamine deficiency neurological disorders
Ch 4 Niacin deficiency: pellagra
Ch 5 Neurological manifestations of pyridoxine deficiency
Ch 6 Neurological effects of Vitamin B12 deficiency
Ch 7 Vitamin D deficiency
Ch 8 Vitamin E deficiency and its neurological effects
Ch 9 Neurological manifestations of fluorosis
Ch 10 Iodine deficiency disorders and their neurological consequences
Ch 11 Neurological consequences of copper and zinc deficiency
Ch 12 Water as a nutrient in health and disease
Ch 13 Electrolytes in health and disease
Ch 14 Specific dietary management of certain neurological disorders